News & Updates - Category: Awards & Recognition

Piper Shores CEO and Holbrook Health Center Receive Prestigious Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators

published on May 24th, 2017 - Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award Recognizes Administrators and their Centers as High Performing Long Term Care Communities Piper Shores announced today that the American College of Health Care Administrations (ACHCA) has honored James Adamowicz, CEO of Piper Shores and Administrator of record for the Holbrook Health Center, with the 2017 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award uses data driven criteria to recognize high-performing skilled… Continue Reading »

Credit Rating Company Gives Piper Shores High Marks for Financial Strength

published on July 22nd, 2016 - Two years ago, Piper Shores received a prestigious A- credit rating from Fitch Ratings, and in July the Maine retirement community’s A-credit rating was reaffirmed. Fitch Ratings is one of the country’s three big nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NSRO) designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. What does it all mean? It means that Piper Shores is in the top 5 percent of… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores earns high marks from Fitch Ratings

published on August 1st, 2014 - Global ratings agency places Piper Shores in top 5 percent nationally Piper Shores has been awarded a prestigious A- credit rating from Fitch Ratings, a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The rating places Piper Shores in the top 5 percent of U.S. retirement communities in terms of financial health and stability. The high A- rating is rare… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Awarded National Re-Accreditation by CARF–CCAC

published on April 24th, 2014 - Piper Shores announced today that it has been awarded a Five-Year Term of Re-Accreditation by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF–CCAC), the nation’s only accrediting body for continuing care retirement communities. In a state with more than 200 nursing, assisted, and retirement communities, Piper Shores remains the only retirement community in Maine to receive this designation. Piper Shores was originally accredited in 2009. To earn… Continue Reading »

Holbrook Health Center Receives Top Performer Award

published on February 3rd, 2014 - Holbrook Health Center at Piper Shores recently received the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) that recognizes skilled nursing facilities for achieving excellence well beyond the Five Star rating system used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more here – ACHCA award. Continue Reading »

Holbrook receives excellence award for memory care planning and development

published on October 9th, 2013 - Holbrook Health Center’s commitment to innovative memory care hasn’t gone unnoticed. During its Celebrating Excellence Awards ceremony on September 26, the Maine Health Care Association gave Piper Shores dedicated skilled nursing facility its Innovative Programming Award for Memory Care Planning and Development. Holbrook, part of the Piper Shores lifecare retirement community in Scarborough, began its memory care initiative in 2011. It formed a task force, adopted… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Marketing Director to Help Advance Economic Development

published on May 24th, 2012 - Andrea Killiard To Join SEDCO Board Andrea Killiard, Marketing Director for Piper Shores, joins the SEDCO Board of Directors Andrea Killiard, Marketing Director at Piper Shores, will be accepting a 3-year term on the Board of Directors and Marketing Committee for the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO). Killiard currently serves on the Scarborough Community Chamber as Secretary and Chair of the Marketing Committee. She will… Continue Reading »

5-Star Nursing Care at Holbrook Health Center

published on April 17th, 2012 - Holbrook Health Center at Piper Shores has received a high ranking of five stars overall in U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 Best Nursing Homes. The rankings highlight top-rated homes in all 50 states and is based on a composite score from three distinct operational areas: health inspections, nurse staffing, and quality of care. “At Holbrook, we believe in a PersonFirst® approach to resident care,”… Continue Reading »

Holbrook Health Center Receives Top Scores from Maine Nursing Home Licensing Agency for Second Year Running

published on July 26th, 2010 - Holbrook Health Center, the skilled nursing care component of Piper Shores lifecare retirement community, received a report of Zero Deficiencies for the second year in a row by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services as part of their annual inspection in May. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal rating agency, subsequently confirmed… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Earns Highest Quality Rating from First Ever Medicare & Medicaid Survey

published on January 5th, 2009 - Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, today announced that it received a 5-Star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which recently ranked more than 15,800 nursing homes throughout the United States. The ratings, from 1 to 5 Stars, were based on health inspection surveys, staffing information and several quality of care measures reported to the agency.… Continue Reading »